About Nordic Music Days

London is hosting the Nordic Music Days 2017, one of the world’s oldest music festivals, founded in 1888. The festival will showcase pioneering contemporary music performances by Nordic composers performed by leading ensembles and soloists from Great Britain and the Nordic region. In addition to the performance programme, an extensive workshop and seminar programme will be offered. 

Please keep an eye on this web page and Southbank Centre's web for updates!



Managing Director: Martin Q Larsson
Project Manager: Fredrik Malmgård
Press and PR Officer: Carin Balfe Arbman

Curators: Johan E. Andersson,  Jenny Hettne, Viktor Zeidner
Co-curators: Esaias Järnegard, Katrine Ganer Skaug

Royal Festival Hall accross Thames. Copyright Morley von Sternberg

Royal Festival Hall accross Thames. Copyright Morley von Sternberg



Southbank Centre is the UK’s largest arts centre, founded with the Festival of Britain in 1951. It’s a place where people experience world-class art and culture that stimulates, inspires, educates and amazes. 

Southbank Centre's festival programme encompasses art, theatre, dance, classical and contemporary music, literature and debate. It reaches 6.25 million people a year, and encompasses over 5,000 events featuring world-class artists from across the globe. 

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How to get to Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Hayward Gallery.

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX

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Waterloo (Northern, Bakerloo, Jubilee and Waterloo & City lines) (200 metres)

Embankment (District & Circle lines) (600 metres)


Route RV1 stops on Belvedere Road (less than a minute’s walk away)

Routes 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 521, N1, N68, N171 and N343 stop on Waterloo Bridge (a two-minute walk away)

Routes 76, 77, 211, 341, 381, 507, N381, N76 and RV1 stop on York Road (a five-minute walk away)


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